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Kent League Premier Division round-up

Kent League Premier Division round-up

An unbroken ninth-wicket stand proved vital as St Lawrence & Highland Court edged their city Kent League Premier Division derby at Canterbury.

Crawley hits double ton for Kent

Crawley hits double ton for Kent

Zak Crawley scored his highest-ever score for Kent against Somerset on Sunday.

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Mum’s horror at rats scurrying around children’s play park

Mum’s horror at rats scurrying around children’s play park

A mum has told of her shock at seeing several rats running around a children’s play park in broad daylight.

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The Kent family worth £9 billion rising to 15th on UK rich list

The Kent family worth £9 billion rising to 15th on UK rich list

A Kent family are now worth almost £10 billion and are up to 15th on the UK rich list.

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Fight to restore huge boot fair axed by council

Fight to restore huge boot fair axed by council

Hopes have emerged of reviving a popular boot fair that was scrapped by a council despite being seen as a “lifeline” to many.

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Wickets tumble in Kent’s reply

Wickets tumble in Kent’s reply

Kent’s struggles continued on day two of their Vitality County Championship match with Somerset at Taunton.

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Man hit by ball bearing after spate of ‘catapult’ attacks

Man hit by ball bearing after spate of ‘catapult’ attacks

A man was hit by a ball bearing during a series of suspected catapult attacks along a residential road.

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Man charged with ‘performing indecent act on bench’

Man charged with ‘performing indecent act on bench’

A man has been charged after a person was seen behaving indecently on a bench.

Late wickets help to nurse Kent wounds

Late wickets help to nurse Kent wounds

Wickets late in the day helped nurse Kent wounds as Somerset dominated the first day of their County Championship match at Taunton.

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Skippers set for derby

Skippers set for derby

It will be derby day in Canterbury in the Kent League Premier Division this Saturday.

Shock £500k repair bill for closed historic Kent landmark

Shock £500k repair bill for closed historic Kent landmark

The re-opening of one of Kent’s most historic gardens has been scuppered on safety grounds after the owners were landed with a shock £500k bill.

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Wise words boost Kent wicketkeeper Finch

Wise words boost Kent wicketkeeper Finch

Harry Finch has told how a chat with England wicketkeeper Ben Foakes helped inspire his stumping in Kent’s County Championship win at Lancashire.

CCTV image of woman released after robbery

CCTV image of woman released after robbery

Detectives investigating a robbery have released a CCTV image of a woman.

Police probe after ‘large black dog’ bites woman in street

Police probe after ‘large black dog’ bites woman in street

An investigation has been launched after a woman was reportedly bitten by a “large black dog” while waiting at a level crossing

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‘Hopefully, he’s full of them’

‘Hopefully, he’s full of them’

Head coach Matt Walker hopes Kent batsman Jack Leaning’s mammonth unbeaten century against Worcestershire can help kick-start his season.

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Man taken to hospital after van overturns on busy A-road

Man taken to hospital after van overturns on busy A-road

A man has been taken to hospital after his van overturned on a busy A-road following a crash with a car.

Chain clothing brand to open new Kent store

Chain clothing brand to open new Kent store

A chain clothing brand with a British and nautical heritage will soon throw open the doors of its latest Kent store.

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26 passengers got on seven buses in one hour - should revived service stay?

26 passengers got on seven buses in one hour - should revived service stay?

We visited a reopened park and ride service as a debate rages over whether running the double-decker diesel buses is bad for the environment.

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‘Covid almost killed me - but I didn't want to give up on my dreams’

‘Covid almost killed me - but I didn't want to give up on my dreams’

A woman “almost killed by Covid” has achieved her dream of climbing a mountain – despite suffering long-term effects from the illness.

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Kent bat out final day for draw

Kent bat out final day for draw

Kent batted out the final day of their County Championship match against Worcestershire at Canterbury to secure a third draw of the season.

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